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The Experiment is a collection of short series that are a little different to our usual programmes - but still help you improve your English.

Our fourth series, Phrase Frenzy, gives you a chance to test your knowledge of English idioms by looking at some pictures - but be quick, you only have 15 seconds to identify each idiom!

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Phrase Frenzy - Christmas

[Images: Getty images]

Christmas

Watch this video and try to work out three English idioms from the the pictures you see.

But be quick, you only have 15 seconds per phrase.

The answers are on the video and also shown below, so no cheating!

 

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How well do you know English idioms?

Your challenge: Look at these pictures and identify three idioms on the theme of...

Christmas

You have 15 seconds for each idiom. Are you ready?

Phrase 1: Like turkeys voting for Christmas = accepting a situation that will have a negative outcome.

Phrase 2: Lit up like a Christmas tree = describes someone's clothes that are too bright or colourful for the occasion.

Phrase 3: To have all your Christmases come at once = to have extreme good fortune

So how did you do?

1 correct = bah humbug!

2 correct = tinseltastic!

3 correct = party time!

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To do

Try our quiz to see what you've learnt about Christmas-related idioms:

How well do you know English idioms?

3 Questions

Watch the video above and then see which idioms you know

Parabéns! Você completou o exercício.
Excellent! Excelente! Bad luck! Você acertou:
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Christmas idioms

like turkeys voting for Christmas
accepting a situation that will have a negative outcome.

lit up like a Christmas tree
describes someone's clothes that are too bright or colourful for the occasion.

to have all your Christmases come at once
to have extreme good fortune

End of Session 16

Join us in Session 17 of The Experiment for an idiom quiz on the theme of the body.

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